Our mission is to achieve excellence in education.
of Human Resources & Operations
Dr. Steve Ritter
Director of Academic & Student Services
|Mrs. Debora From|
Director of Special Services
|Mrs. Kathy VanGorkom|
Director of Business Services
|Mr. Mike Diggs|
Director of Technology
Mrs. Jill Filer
Director of Communications & Community Relations
|Mrs. Kristi Meeks|
Elementary Curriculum Coordinator
The district is fully accredited by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education through the Missouri School Improvement Program. Harrisonville High School is an A+ School and is accredited by the North Central Association.
DISTRICT CSIP (Comprehensive School Improvement Plan)
The district updated and revised its Comprehensive School Improvement Plan during the spring of 2012. Click here to view the CSIP
The Harrisonville School District is composed of approximately 2,500 students who attend school in the district, grades K-12. The district employs over 375 people, with 210 of those as classroom teachers. Our teachers have an average of 12.7 years experience and over 57% have their Master's Degree or higher. The ratio of students to classroom teachers is 18:1.
The Harrisonville School District is located south of Kansas City in Harrisonville, Missouri. Harrisonville is the seat of government for Cass County and has a population of approximately 10,000. The largest employers in the community are Wal-Mart Distribution Center, Wal-Mart SuperCenter, Harrisonville Schools, Cass Medical Center, and Cass County Government.
NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION
The District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation in its programs, activities or employment practices.
Inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies may be directed to the District’s Section 504 Coordinator, Title VI Coordinator, Title IX Coordinator, Americans with Disabilities Act (Title II) Coordinator, Age Discrimination Act and Age Discrimination in Employment Act Coordinator, and/or Title VII Coordinator. The individuals who serve in these roles are subject to change, and are therefore identified on the District’s website at www.harrisonvilleschools.org. Inquiries may also be directed to the Harrisonville Administration Office, 503 S. Lexington Road, Harrisonville, Missouri 64071, telephone number 816-380-2727.
Any person may also contact the Kansas City Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, regarding the District’s compliance with Section 504, Title II, Title VI, Title IX, and the Age Discrimination Act.
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
8930 Ward Parkway, Suite 2037
Kansas City, MO 64114-3302
Any person may also contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for concerns relating to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, or Title VII.
Robert A. Young Federal Building
1222 Spruce Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
Other agencies dealing with non-discrimination issues include:
Missouri Commission for Human Rights
Department of Labor and Industrial Relations
P.O. Box 1129, 3315 W. Truman Blvd.
U.S. Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20530-0001